Religious Discrimination and Accommodation Under Title VII

This Practice Note addresses religious discrimination and accommodation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). This Note discusses federal law prohibiting discrimination, harassment and retaliation against applicants and employees on the basis of religion. It also addresses private employers' obligations to provide religious accommodations, absent undue hardship. For information about discrimination under state law, see the Anti-Discrimination Laws: State Q&A Tool.

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